USM baseball falls to top-ranked Linfield at College World Series

11:30 PM, May 25, 2013   |    comments
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APPLETON, Wisc. (NEWS CENTER) - The Southern Maine baseball team found out quickly why Linfield College (OR) is the top-ranked team in NCAA Division III baseball as they fell to the Wildcats 9-1 in the winner's bracket at the College World Series. 

Before the Huskies first at-bat they were already in a 5-0 hole. 

All-American and staff ace Logan Carman started the game, but lasted only two-thirds of an inning after surrendering five runs on five hits and a walk.  Carman was still nursing an injury to his pitching arm after being struck with a line drive during last week's NCAA New England regional. 

The Huskies set a College World Series record by using 10 pitchers. 

Gardiner alum Forrest Chadwick provided the team's only offense with is eighth home run on the season. 

USM now faces an elimination game on Sunday against Webster University (MO).  First pitch is set for 1 p.m.

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